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Tenacity 改善

Is there any wonder that tenacity begins with TEN? If we practice tenacity, we grab with our ten fingers and don’t let go, not until it’s done. This reminds me of Kaizen (改善), Japanese for “improvement”, or “change for the better” … Continue reading

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Do you remember when it hit you?

I am asking about the time you noticed that special product (gorgeous car, designer shoe, computer) and in noticing, it hit you square between the eyes,  was it love at first sight? I was the Personal Computer Evangelist (aka analyst) at … Continue reading

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May You Change the Future

Again, you can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, … Continue reading

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Autumn a season for insightful moments?

Color ! In the autumn color seems to be all around. Trees throw off their drab greens and renew ablaze in reds and golds – all highlighted by the azure-blue of an autumn sky. Even in our autumn clothing, our sweaters … Continue reading

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That small space between thinking and actions…

Noodling on “transition”  I’ve thought about it and I can now say…Transition is truly that space between actions, between the thinking and the doing.  It is that smallest of spaces between the synapses of our thoughts. Being small means it is very … Continue reading

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Transitions, during the autumn of our year

Watching the green of my backyard turning ever so slowly golden, I began to mull over the meaning of autumn. As my years lengthen, the season of candy corn, pumpkins and cider is more than just harvests and a break … Continue reading

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Is there a difference between luck and chaos?

Let’s ask – can we truly pinpoint the ONE cause as generating the ONE possible effect? Is it possible that ANY cause may produce ANY effect? If so, how can we reward the “success” choice if the “failure” choice is … Continue reading

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Positive of the Negative (closing the loop on the octopus)

An octopus has eight arms, does  that mean the octopus is the poster-child for “multitasking”? I don’t think so, in ancient cultures this creature showed us towards a creative mystic “center”.  How does this map to what we do in … Continue reading

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When is no answer indeed THE answer?

Someone asked why I never give an answer to the questions I raise in my blogs. Good question – glad you asked. The answer is simple. True answers come from within yourself, your experience, your personality, your particular “place in … Continue reading

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Creating Greatness Out of Thin Air – or succeeding without a budget

Influencing without authority. Creating without a budget. Teaming without direct reports. Believing that your [idea, team, product, company] will succeed without a formal structure, a place on the org chart, a bonus, a big company or a friendly banker to back … Continue reading

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